Kerstin Schwarz during the interview for the video with Capella Jenensis at Schloss Ettersburg (Weimar) on the 22nd October 2021, Photo: Simon Chinnery
Travalling with my instruments in the Corona autumn and winter 2020 , photo: Simon Chinnery
Kerstin Schwarz with her Cristofori and Silbermann piano in the park of Schloss Sanssouci, August 2018, photo: Simon Chinnery

SOUND SAMPLES

LISTEN Cristofori piano, George Frederick Handel, Aria "Crede l'uom ch'egli riposi", Le Stagioni, Paolo Zanzu
LISTEN Cristofori piano, Domenico Scarlatti, Sonata K12, Presto
LISTEN Silbermann-Hammerflügel, Johann Gottlieb Graun, Triosonate in A-Dur, Adagio, Ensemble Diderot, Philippe Grisvard playing the piano

for more information see Discography

G.F.Händel: Se la Bellezza perde vaghezza - Le Stagioni

The construction of a Cristofori piano

The year 2022 beagn with two concerts in Bruges and London

Aline Zylberajch practicing for the concert with the new Cristofori piano in the chamber music hall of the Barbican in London on the 30th January 2022, project: Domenico Scarlatti, The Mirror of Human Frailty
The new Cristofori piano before the concert in the chamber music hall of the Barbican in London on the 30th January 2022, Project: Domenico Scarlatti, The Mirror of Human Frailty
Toshiyuki Shibata und Anthony Romaniuk  preparing the concert  at the Concertgebouw in Bruges on 22nd January 2022
The Silbermann piano together with a modern Steinway piano in the chamber music hall of the Concertgebouw in Bruges before the concert with Toshiyuki Shibata and Anthony Romaniuk on the 22nd January 2022
Gerd Amelung and Claudia Mende (Capella Jenensis) during the video recording in the white hall of Schloss Ettersburg on the 22nd October 2021
Le Petit Trianon during the rehearsal for the concert and the recording of Bach's Musical Offering in Porrentruy (CH) from the 8th to the 12th October 2021
Christophe Coin, Paolo Zanzu and Liv Heym during the recording in the studio of the Ölberg-Kirche in Berlin (6th to 9th September 2021)
Ricardo Magnus (Clavecin Roïal) and his group Klangschmelze during a recording in a broadcast studio of the SWR in Baden Baden in July 2021
Antthony Romaniuk and Toshiyuki Shibata during the recording in the Concertgebouw in Brugge in summer 2021
Aline Zylberajch, Aurélien Delage and Etienne Mangot during the video recordings on the 6th April 2021 in the Hôtel de Noailles near Paris
Aurélien Delage is accompanying Sebastijan Bereta (flute) with the Silbermann piano, Video recording on the 6th April 2021, Hôtel de Noailles near Paris
Johannes Pramsohler and Philippe Grisvard, video recording on the 6th of April 2021, Hôtel de Noailles near Paris

Instruments built and restored by Kerstin Schwarz

the Silbermann piano (copy 2013) in the white hall of Schloss Ettersburg (Weimar) during the video recording  with Capella Jenensis in October 2021
The new 4½ octave Cristofori piano in the exhibition Giuseppe Tartini e la cultura musicale dell’illuminismo in the Museo Diocesano in Padua in May 2021
The Clavecin Roïal, finished in May 2019
The copy (2010) of the Cristofori piano from 1722 in the museum in Rome before the concert on the 30th June 2019
the Cristofori piano (copy 1997) in the Galleria dell'Accademia in Florence
the copy (2013) of the Gottfried Silberman piano from 1749
detail of the Cristofori spinet from 1690 (copy 2003)
detail of the ebony harpsichord copy (2009)
the oval spinet from 1690 after the restoration in 2012
Square piano by Johannes Zumpe & Gabriel Buntebart, London 1776, restored 2016 for the Museu de la Música in Barcelona

The Clavecin Roïal - a Saxon square piano with a special Stoßmechanik and various stops

Sound samples CARL PHILIPP EMANUEL BACH
Fantasia in B-flat major Wq 61/3 (1786, Kenner und Liebhaber, VI, mp3, 6'26)
Fantasia in C major Wq 59/6 (1784, Kenner und Liebhaber, V, mp3, 9'04)
Fantasia in C major Wq 61/6 (1786, Kenner und Liebhaber, VI, mp3, 6'33)

pianist: Pablo Gómez Ábalos
recording: Christopher Greenleaf

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The Clavecin Royal, finished in May 2019